From divers to farmers: Growing veggies under the sea
video From divers to farmers: Growing veggies under the sea

In the homeland of pesto, a group of diving enthusiasts have come up with a way of growing basil beneath the sea that could…

Lee Suckling: My year without caffeine
Lee Suckling: My year without caffeine

It's one year to the week since Lee Suckling had his last proper cup of coffee. He explains why - and how - he kicked the…

NZ's first non-alcoholic bar
NZ's first non-alcoholic bar

Auckland revellers intent on staying out until 6am will have a new nightclub to go to this weekend - but the catch is, it…

Where's Auckland's most expensive beer?
Where's Auckland's most expensive beer?

From dirt cheap to almost cracking double digits, the price of a bottle of beer in Auckland varies wildly.

Food & Drink

What is making Kiwis fatter?
What is making Kiwis fatter?

An over-supply of high-energy, high-calorie foods in many countries has been today shown by New Zealand…

Facebook food ads focus of new study

The kind of food Facebook is advertising to teenagers is the subject of a study being done at the University of Auckland…

video KFC opens in Myanmar: Fans queue for hours for first bite

Fried chicken aficionados queue for hours at Myanmar's first KFC restaurant, as the US restaurant chain becomes the latest…

In today's Viva: Old money

Viva managing editor Amanda Linnell shares highlights from today’s Viva magazine. Follow her hyperlinks below and be informed…

World's most expensive beer
World's most expensive beer

Aucklanders partial to a pint are likely to pay more for their beer than those in Liverpool, Amsterdam…

video Truffle-hunting dogs sniff out prized fungus

The increasing demand for truffles is prompting more landowners across the country to plant orchards to grow the pungent…

The stars of bars slug it out

Some of the country's best bartenders showcased their "mixologist" skills in Auckland last night.

video English winegrowers break out the bubbly

The English wine industry produces a corking six million bottles a year - and with the chalk and limestone soils of the…

Bite: Three reasons to entertain

If your circle of friends includes any Americans, there may well be some 4th of July celebrations happening this weekend…

Entrée may ruin your meal
Entrée may ruin your meal

A delicious starter may seem like the perfect way to begin a memorable restaurant meal. But be careful…

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Recipes

Recipe: Parsnip, bacon and mustard hash browns
Recipe: Parsnip, bacon and mustard hash browns

Warm hash browns, lightly fried until crisp and golden…

Recipes: Celebrate Kiwi classics
Recipes: Celebrate Kiwi classics

Being on the road is great, but it’s also a joy to…

Recipe: Caramelised onion
Recipe: Caramelised onion

A jar of homemade caramelised onion is a great thing…

Recipe: Date and tea loaf
Recipe: Date and tea loaf

Blending softened, chopped dates into baked treats…

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Recipes

Simon Gault's worldy recipes
Simon Gault's worldy recipes

Kasey and Karena have been away on a well-deserved…

Donna Hay's peanut butter & choc sauce
Donna Hay's peanut butter & choc sauce

When it’s cold outside, a quick trick to warm up simple…

Japanese twist on brunch (+recipes)
Japanese twist on brunch (+recipes)

Restaurateur Nic Watt’s daughter helped create the…

Recipe: Spicy lentil and meatball soup
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